RIAA 2x Multi-Platinum Album Award for The Prodigy's album The Fat Of The Land combined with a Gold award for single "Firestarter." The album was released on June 30, 1997 and certified 2x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA on December 2, 1997 for two million copies sold.
The electro-industrial group's third studio album produced the single "Firestarter", which was certified Gold in the U.S. on April 8, 1997. The album itself went to #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and UK albums chart and picked up a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Music Album. Remember The Prodigy's Keith Flint (1969-2019) with this award. See image above for the RIAA sales certifications of this album*.
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- RIAA serial number hologram 2x Multi-Platinum album award with 3D album art, platinum discs and CD
- In VG to Excellent condition
- First presentation award from 1997
- Presented to record industry executive
- All original components unaltered with original back paper and manufacturer label
- Award measures approx. 26" x 21"
- Great collector's item for fan of The Prodigy
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Detailed Item Description: This is a first presentation 2x Multi-Platinum award that would have been manufactured in 1997 making it 24 years old. It has a unique design with elaborate album art cut outs positioned above the platinum discs, giving it a 3D look inside the shadow box.
It is also unique in that it recognizes both the double Platinum status of the album and a Gold single. This award is presented to Jonathan Lev, a promotions and marketing executive who worked with rock, pop and alternative artists including The Prodigy, Dishwalla, Chumbawamba, Interpol, Everlast, Sevendust, Coldplay, Blur, Green Day, Nirvana, U2, Pearl Jam, Coldplay, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and many more.
The award is in VG to Excellent condition with a couple of very minor mars on the frame and plexiglass including original back with manufacturer's sticker from Ill Eagle Enterprises.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com